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mopping is mop's Present Participle

mop

US [mɑp]
UK [mɒp]
  • n.拖把;墩布;洗碗刷;乱蓬蓬的头发
  • v.用拖把擦干净;用布擦掉(表面)的液体
  • Web拖地;用拖把拖;拖地板
Plural Form:mops  Present Participle:mopping  Past Tense:mopped  
mopping
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n.
1.
拖把;墩布a tool for washing floors that has a long handle with a bunch of thick strings or soft material at the end
a mop and bucket
带水桶的拖把
2.
洗碗刷a kitchen utensil (= a tool) for washing dishes, that has a short handle with soft material at one end
3.
乱蓬蓬的头发a mass of thick, often untidy, hair
a mop of curly red hair
乱蓬蓬的红色鬈发
v.
1.
~ sth
用拖把擦干净to clean sth with a mop
She wiped all the surfaces and mopped the floor.
她把所有的陈设都擦干净,还拖了地板。
2.
~ sth (from sth)
用布擦掉(表面)的液体to remove liquid from the surface of sth using a cloth
He took out a handkerchief to mop his brow(= to remove the sweat) .
他拿出手绢来擦额头上的汗水。

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